Galesburg Register-Mail from Galesburg, Illinois on June 18, 1973 · Page 11
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Monday, June 18, 1973
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Monday, June 18, 1 97$ If Explorers Rediscover Upper Mississippi Retired Persons' Unit to Organize pumn w OMEN , wi*. (UPt)-*®ftv«i! illlndls oaflMists, re-enacting Ohc 3,000-in.ilo voyage of Father Jacques Mar* qucttio and Louis Mt 860 years lags, rodttoovewxl the up. par Mississippi RlVcf SuhdRy, The seven "explorers" canoed through the Wisconsin Delia near tim; reaped the mouth of the Wisconsin Rlvef and "discovered'* tfofi uajper Missis* 8ippi. Marquette, Jollet and five companions traveled the same route exactly 300 years ago on June ft, 1673, Delate their 17th Gentufy eos- tutnea and birchbwk carww, the canoeists could not shake the 20th Century entirely. A high school cbtofco played '"foot foot Tootisic, Goodby," television cameras whirled, 200 suspiciously modern dressed per* sons watched and a group of 75 tadtes staged a protest, A cereftiony to commemorate the rc-crtaclment was held in Prairie du Chlem Iowa Gov. Robert Ray dedicated the Marquette - Jollet Memorial Bridge which will link uhis city with Marquette, Iowa. At least 75 Indian* protested the re-enactment, Standing in -fihfc reaf of the crowd of 2,000 persons, tHey shouted "French go home" and carried signs reading "Treaties of 1837 Signed Here; No Payment Yet" and "We Want senate tnvestlga* tions of Broken Itieattcs." Robert Punmaker, a Winnebago from WlsconsJn Dells, was given the stage to discuss Indian grievances. He said the ceremony "in re­ ality symbolizes for all citizens fil Wisconsin and this rntldtt the destructive polletes which have resulted in abject poverty, genocide, sulfide and the moral deterioration of flhe Indian people." The seven canoeists started their 3,000 mile journey May 17 from St. IgnAee, Mich. The Rev, Charles McHenry, S.J., 30, headed the expedition as Father Marquette. Joining McHenry in the party are Reed Lewis, 32, an Elgin, Bl., high school French teacher pHylrtg the part of Jollet; D&an Campbell, 38, an Illinois State Park Department employe; Kenneth Lewis, 35, brother of Reed and a Chic'ago actor- writer; Leon Broske, a part- time Chicago construction worker and adventurer; Bill Dwyer, 29, a Rockford, III., engineer, and Jim Phillips, 42, an Aurora, ill,, biology teacher. Also with the party is an Illinois Boy Scout, Jeff Le Clare, 13, who plays the part of an Indian youth delivered to Marquette's care by an Iowa chief. Fund Limit Jeopardizes Gasification Program (By DREW VON BERGEN WASHINGTON (UPJ)-An In* terior Department decision to limit funding of a Joint government-industry project to develop the' gasification of ,low BTU coal, has placed the future of the program in Jeopardy, A top official of the Westing- hoUse Electric Corp., in a letter fjtlid with a special Senate subcommittee studying fuels and energy policy, said the action may cause a second delay in construction of a pilot plant near Pittsburgh. The joint venture seeks to develop a technically and economically feasible system to permit generation of electrical energy for utility use with high sulfur and high coking coals found in the eastern United States. When commercially available, It would permit electric utilities to utilize local coals and , still comply with environmental regulations for sulfur oxide emissions, The official, Westinghouse Vice President Francis P, Cotter, complained that the Office of Ooal Research plans to fund only $2 million toward the project in fiscal 1974, instead of $6.2 million the firm said was required. 1 LOOK UNDER THE BIG RED & WHITE ' AWNING [WEDNESDAY NIQHT. Sen. Jennings Randolph, D-W.Va., one of the subcommittee members, said the government had a "concrete commitment" with Westinghouse and others in the industrial combine, to fund the program. "I consider, it a serious breach of a, commitment/' he told UPI Randolph said notable progress has been made in development of the gasification process, and that it might be lost if the program was not carried forward. But Assistant Interior Secreta ry Stephen Wakefield said Westinghouse knew at the beginning of the project that "there is no assurance they are going to be funded until completion. "Westinghouse knows .,. that they are subject to the budget cycle and budget limitations," Wakefield added. Wakefield said that the Interior Department has placed a higher priority for fiscal 1974 money on development of coal liqutflcation, rather than gasifl cation. He added that there were four gasification projects on the drawing board. "But that does not mean that four pilot plants •will be built," he said. In the letter to the subcom mlttee, which first brought the issue before the public, Cotter noted the project involves con struction on the Waltz mill site of Westinghouse, near. Pitts burgh, of a process development unit to gasify 1,200 pounds of coal per hour, with Initial operation by April, 1974. Eventually, a full-sized pilot plant of commercial size Is to be built at the Dresser site of Public Service Indiana, near Terre Haute, Ind. Under the cost-sharing agreement, the Office of Coal Research was to pay for 70 per cent of the research and devel opment.costs, with Westinghouse and associate members, funding the rest. The industrial group would pay for-all costs of the Terre Haute plant Included' in the industrial group, in addition to Westinghouse and Public Service Indi ana, are AMAX Coal Co.; Pea oody Coal Co.; Kennecott Cop per Corp., Bechtel Inc., and 11 associate utility members. Cotter said the group originally expected to expend $5.5 million in fiscal year 1973, but OCR was limited to $1 million. He said that "proceeded to delay the program six to nine months." He said in order to keep the project on schedule for fiscal year 1974, Westinghouse would have to advance some $4,265,000 beyond its share. "At this time, we seriously question our ability to advance this amount of money beyond our,own community," he said. "Therefore, it may be necessary for us again to delay the pro gram." Cotter added in a' footnote: "In this case, such a further delay might jeopardize the con tinuance of the project." Two alcoholic beverages are derived from rice, Sake, the national drink of Japan; and Samshu, a Chinese drink. Both arc really types of beer. Monetary System Reform Is Urged By PHIL NEWSOM UPI Foreign News Analyst No Action on Money Ills London bankers say the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in September is unlikely to achieve anything useful to cure Foreign News Commentary the world's paper money ills unless there is some new move soon by the major monetary powers towards reforming the world monetary system. Opinion is divided with one school led by the United States which wants to demonitize gold and another led by France which favors the return of the dollar's convertibility to gold. •, The United States is said for the moment to be content to let the dollar float along as it is. interested also in military planes, especially the vetical take-off Harrier planes. But the sale of military planes is problematical because of security considerations. New Hope for Concorde British hopes are rising that China will buy Concorde supersonic planes now that Russia's Coricordski has suffered a grave setback. The Chinese have' been looking at Concorde >: and other planes dtiruig.^Jhfir,,,official stay in Britain-arid "are" known to be would cause or provoke i strike. Israeli casualties in Israeli counter ALEDd - Harold Whiteside assistant to the state director of the American Association of Retired Persons, will explain he group's benefits at an organizational meeting for a Mercer County Chapter at Fenton Park here June 20 at 9:30 a.m. Benefits include hospitalize tion' insurance, being able to obtain medications at lowered prices and driving schools. Susan Dahl, Aledo, has *oeen elected director of Mercer Mo bile Meals. She replaces Denise Mll'<er, Sherrard. Miss Dahl said at present there is only one subscriber for the meal service, but she has been unable to find a volunteer to deliver the meal. She asked volunteers to call her. Miss Dahl said she Me pjans o attempt to recruit youth in he community to assist with the program. FREE! Two 5-Piece Place Settings When You SavU % if % , Mm* f *i Fij^t National Hist CalesburgWionai Bank & Trust / Established 1863 / Member F.D.IC. Action Along the Suez? 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